Founded in 2005, Hwa Chong International School (HCIS) is a member of the Hwa Chong family of schools and has distinguished itself as a highly sought-after school. As a local international school, half of the students are Singaporeans or Permanent Residents, a requirement of the Ministry of Education (Singapore). The rest of the student body comprises of international students from over 20 countries.
The school currently offers a six-year integrated curriculum which eventually prepares students for the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. The learners of HCIS have achieved much, be it in accolades in competitions at both the local and international arena, or scholastic achievements and admission to well-known universities. The commendable attainment in their academic performance is attributable to a supportive learning environment for the language, a flexible curriculum and teaching pedagogies pegged to the range of learning abilities. Anchoring on Asian values, the learners of HCIS receive a holistic education where academic achievements are emphasised alongside character development.